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Page 326 - He passed them on the ,'* forecastle, and was surprised at seeing not a single man alive on the Frolic's deck, except the seaman at the wheel, and three officers. The deck was slippery with blood, and strewed with the bodies of the dead. As he went forward, the captain of the Frolic, with two other officers, who were standing on the quarter deck, threw down their swords, and made an inclination of their bodies, denoting that they had surrendered. At this moment the...
Page 13 - M'Arthur, should be included in the above capitulation, it is accordingly agreed to ; it is however to be understood, that such part of the Ohio Militia, as have not joined the army, will be permitted to return to their homes, on condition that they will not serve during the War ; their arms, however, will be delivered up, if belonging to the public.
Page 13 - Brock, and will be considered prisoners of war; with the exception of such of the militia of the Michigan territory who have not joined the army. II. All public stores, arms, and all public documents, including every thing else of a public nature, will be immediately given up.
Page 218 - Lieutenant Claxton, who was confined by sickness, left his bed a little previous to the engagement, and though too weak to be at his division, remained upon deck and shewed by his composed manner of noting incidents, that we had lost, by his Illness, the services of a brave officer.
Page 102 - And no subject shall be hurt, molested, or restrained, in his person, liberty, or estate, for worshipping God in the manner and season most agreeable to the dictates of his own conscience : or for his religious profession or sentiments ; provided he doth not disturb the public peace or obstruct others in their religious worship.
Page 195 - If you thus behave yourselves, and so become a terror to evil doers and a praise to them that do well...
Page 339 - The resistance which he has opposed to so formidable a combination, cannot fail to excite sentiments of lasting admiration. " By his own magnanimity and perseverance, by the zeal and disinterestedness of all ranks of his subjects, and by the gallantry, firmness, and intrepidity of his forces, the presumptuous expectations of the Knemy have been signally disappointed.
Page 339 - I have received from his imperial majesty, in the measure which he has adopted of sending his fleets to the ports of this country, is in the highest degree gratifying to me ; and his imperial majesty may most fully rely on my fixed determination to afford him the most cordial support in the great contest in which he is engaged.
Page 326 - He sprang up, and as the next swell of the sea brought the Frolic nearer, he got on her bowsprit, where Lang and another seaman were already. He passed them on the ,'* forecastle, and was...
Page 326 - Biddle, therefore, jumped into the rigging himself, and hauled down the British ensign, and possession was taken of the Frolic in forty-three minutes after the first fire. She was in a shocking condition ; the birth-deck, particularly, was crowded with dead, and wounded, and dying ; there being but a small proportion of the Frolic's crew who had escaped. Captain Jones instantly sent on board his Surgeon's mate; and all the blankets of the Frolic were brought from her slop- room for the comfort of...